Arnaud founded MicroCred Group, a Micro and SME finance company focusing on digital finance for the mass market in 2006. Raising an initial 4 MEUR from AXA, SocGen and IFC. In 10 years, MicroCred Group has managed to own 10 banks and financial institutions (Africa & Asia) for a total of 500 MUSD of assets, 100 MUSD of revenues and 10 MUSD of Profit (2016 forecast).
Prior to MicroCred Group, Arnaud founded PlaNet Finance in 1998, an international non-profit organisation, which became one of the leaders in the field of financial inclusion. At PlaNet Finance, Arnaud, first developed a consulting business which within a few years counted more than 200 employees, operating in 20 countries with approx. 10 MUSD of consulting revenues coming from banks, specialised microfinance institutions, telcos and international finance institutions.
He graduated from EFREI, Paris in 1996, one of the top French Engineering school, with a specialisation in Computer Sciences. He also holds a Diploma in Philosophy from Sorbonne University Paris IV.